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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1215 on: February 06, 2016, 07:43:09 AM »
Captain's cabin, Uss Constitution.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tU3w3-jSMB0
“Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don’t find out until too late that he’s been playing with two queens all along”.  Terry Pratchett.

During filming of Airplane, Leslie Nielsen used a whoopee cushion to keep the cast off-balance. Hays said that Nielsen "played that thing like a maestro"

Tallulah Bankhead: "I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late, start without me."

"When all other trusts fail, turn to Flashman." — Abraham Lincoln.

"I have enjoyed very warm relations with my two husbands."
"With your eyes closed?"
"That helped."  Lauren Bacall

Master Chiefs are sneaky, dastardly, and snarky miscreants who thrive on the tears of Ensigns and belly dancers.   Admiral Gerry Bogan.


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1216 on: February 06, 2016, 07:57:02 AM »
Captain's cabin, Uss Constitution.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tU3w3-jSMB0

Beautiful lady. And the cabin wasn't too bad either. ;)

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1217 on: February 07, 2016, 04:02:36 PM »
Constitution with angels.
“Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don’t find out until too late that he’s been playing with two queens all along”.  Terry Pratchett.

During filming of Airplane, Leslie Nielsen used a whoopee cushion to keep the cast off-balance. Hays said that Nielsen "played that thing like a maestro"

Tallulah Bankhead: "I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late, start without me."

"When all other trusts fail, turn to Flashman." — Abraham Lincoln.

"I have enjoyed very warm relations with my two husbands."
"With your eyes closed?"
"That helped."  Lauren Bacall

Master Chiefs are sneaky, dastardly, and snarky miscreants who thrive on the tears of Ensigns and belly dancers.   Admiral Gerry Bogan.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1218 on: February 08, 2016, 09:43:18 AM »
"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1219 on: February 10, 2016, 10:18:30 AM »
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U.S. battleship Connecticut in 1909

"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

"you don't look at the mantelpiece when you're poking the fire" - Bawb

"Can’t ‘un’ until you ‘pre’, son." - Gus

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1220 on: February 10, 2016, 04:50:47 PM »
Nice! I may have to print that one out and frame it, me being a resident of the Nutmeg State and all...  O0
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1221 on: February 11, 2016, 05:33:10 AM »
Light cruiser Chester after Jutland.
“Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don’t find out until too late that he’s been playing with two queens all along”.  Terry Pratchett.

During filming of Airplane, Leslie Nielsen used a whoopee cushion to keep the cast off-balance. Hays said that Nielsen "played that thing like a maestro"

Tallulah Bankhead: "I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late, start without me."

"When all other trusts fail, turn to Flashman." — Abraham Lincoln.

"I have enjoyed very warm relations with my two husbands."
"With your eyes closed?"
"That helped."  Lauren Bacall

Master Chiefs are sneaky, dastardly, and snarky miscreants who thrive on the tears of Ensigns and belly dancers.   Admiral Gerry Bogan.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1222 on: February 11, 2016, 06:28:44 AM »
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The scene in the Ferry Dock at Dover, showing some of the Royal Naval Coastal Force Ships, consisting of MTB's, MASB's, and RAF HSL's, 11th February 1942.

"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

"you don't look at the mantelpiece when you're poking the fire" - Bawb

"Can’t ‘un’ until you ‘pre’, son." - Gus

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1223 on: February 11, 2016, 06:32:14 AM »
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Von Steuben (SSBN-632), as "JAWS" in dry dock during the first non-CONUS, non-refueling, overhaul in Holy Loch Scotland, circa 1970's.

"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

"you don't look at the mantelpiece when you're poking the fire" - Bawb

"Can’t ‘un’ until you ‘pre’, son." - Gus

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1224 on: February 13, 2016, 05:49:02 AM »
Russia's sub fleet today:


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1225 on: February 13, 2016, 08:31:33 AM »
U boat, 1915, command station.
“Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don’t find out until too late that he’s been playing with two queens all along”.  Terry Pratchett.

During filming of Airplane, Leslie Nielsen used a whoopee cushion to keep the cast off-balance. Hays said that Nielsen "played that thing like a maestro"

Tallulah Bankhead: "I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late, start without me."

"When all other trusts fail, turn to Flashman." — Abraham Lincoln.

"I have enjoyed very warm relations with my two husbands."
"With your eyes closed?"
"That helped."  Lauren Bacall

Master Chiefs are sneaky, dastardly, and snarky miscreants who thrive on the tears of Ensigns and belly dancers.   Admiral Gerry Bogan.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1226 on: February 13, 2016, 12:57:40 PM »
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Virginia-class battleship USS Georgia (BB-15) departing from New York

"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

"you don't look at the mantelpiece when you're poking the fire" - Bawb

"Can’t ‘un’ until you ‘pre’, son." - Gus

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« Reply #1227 on: February 13, 2016, 12:58:25 PM »
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Colorado-class battleship USS West Virginia (BB-48) after her modernization off Puget Sound Navy Yard, July 1944

"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

"you don't look at the mantelpiece when you're poking the fire" - Bawb

"Can’t ‘un’ until you ‘pre’, son." - Gus

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1228 on: February 13, 2016, 01:20:42 PM »
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The Seaplane Tender-Destroyer USS McFarland (AVD-14) stands at anchor in Narragansett Bay and prepares to receive a pair of PBY Catalinas on 15 April 1939.

"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

"you don't look at the mantelpiece when you're poking the fire" - Bawb

"Can’t ‘un’ until you ‘pre’, son." - Gus

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1229 on: February 13, 2016, 01:23:12 PM »
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HMS "Hood" in the Lower East Chamber of the Miraflores Locks, Panama Canal. July 23, 1924.

"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

"you don't look at the mantelpiece when you're poking the fire" - Bawb

"Can’t ‘un’ until you ‘pre’, son." - Gus